Stephany Backstrom

Stephany Backstrom

Owner/Director

Stephany is the owner and director at A Little Journey Montessori School. Stephany is a MACTE accredited Montessori teacher and has nearly a decade of experience working with children in a Montessori setting. She also has a Bachelor's degree from Montana State University. Stephany always knew she wanted to work with children but finding your passion doesn't always come easy. It was with Stephany's enthusiasm for teaching young children that inspired her to open A Little Journey Montessori School. It is her commitment to help families that need excellence in education, quality childcare and a place for working families to bring Their children that they feel comfortable with. She created a space for children 6 and under in order to assist families with more than one child and allow them a convenience of having their children together in one space.

Tiana

Tiana

Tianna is the lead teacher in the Early Childhood (preschool) program at A little Journey Montessori School. She recently relocated to Bozeman, Montana in May of 2020 from Rapid City, South Dakota. In Rapid City, Tianna worked as a Paraprofessional for two years in a preschool that specialized in special education and general education. Tianna is also pursuing a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education at MSU to provide a quality education for your children. She knows the balance of work and play and loves to incorporate both in her classroom every day because learning can be fun. Tianna enjoys watching her students set and achieve new goals for themselves, along with improving her own skills to benefit each and every student. She is excited for the opportunity to lead children in a new Montessori environment!